Deep Dive: In the first of this four-part series, healthcare cybersecurity veterans discuss the major risks facing today's healthcare organizations, and why protecting sensitive data and systems is a vital step in providing care.
Dr. Robert Pearl, author of "Mistreated," discusses lessons – from his years as a surgeon, Stanford professor and as CEO of at Kaiser Permanente – about ways the American healthcare system needs improvement and how technology can help make it happen.
Charles Atkinson, founder of The Whole Brain Foundation and a West Nile virus survivor, has drawn up a multi-dimensional whole brain model that aims to ultimately help "augment humanity's capacity to deal with illness."
The entry of large companies into the ecosystem will have an amazing effect on data sharing and ultimately how patient-centric care is delivered, says Mark Kramer, chief engineer for MITRE's Health Technology Center (HTC).
Journalist James Vlahos, contributor to Wired and other magazines, describes Dadbot – an invention that turned an oral history recorded with his terminally ill father into a conversational chatbot that offers a sort of “digital afterlife.”
In the first edition of HIMSS TV Deep Dive series, we look at the crisis of opioid addiction in the United States, and talk to a few of the doctors, civil servants and entrepreneurs looking for ways to treat and prevent overuse and addiction.
Dr. Elaine Batchlor, CEO of Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital -- which attained HIMSS EMRAM Stage 7 -- shares the ups and downs of building healthcare infrastructure from scratch.
Scott Musial, chief solutions officer at Aetion, describes how the company's technology can aggregate disparate datasets to assess the effectiveness of pharmaceuticals and enable easier FDA compliance.
SAFE Health cofounders Lauren Weiniger and Ken Mayer describe how their technology connects with labs and EHRs, enabling safer sex by allowing users to securely show verified STD status on their smartphones.
The collaboration platform for common workflows is able to translate a wide variety of formats into FHIR data to be exported downstream, says Lonnie Rae Kurlander, co-founder and CEO of Medal.